Transmission Technician

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands

Job Type: Permanent

Job Skills: Powertrain Transmission Technician Automotive DCT CVT Automatic Manual Build Component Rig Test

Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum

Transmission Technician

On behalf of a West Midlands based automotive OEM, we are currently looking to recruit for a Transmission Technician who will support the assembly, installation and validation of transmission components and assemblies on both rig based test equipment and vehicles.

Personal Specification

  • Experienced with transmission assembly.
  • Experienced vehicle technician with good appreciation of vehicle systems including Hybrid and EV drives.
  • Ability to determine faults and rectify.
  • Good Microsoft Office skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Driving license.
  • Desired but not essential – turning, milling and welding capability.
  • General electrical skills – wiring/soldering/etc.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Strip and rebuild all types of transmissions – Manuals, Automatics, DCT’s, AMT’s, CVT’s, etc.
  • Measurement and recording of component and assembly data.
  • Develop transmission assembly processes and techniques.
  • Test bench preparation, including component installation and initial set up.
  • Support rig test operation and monitoring.
  • Powertrain installations for Vehicle Simulator/ Demonstrator etc.
  • Support vehicle testing.
  • Vehicle / transmission fault finding and diagnosis.
  • General vehicle safety and maintenance.
  • Install and maintain transmission and vehicle instrumentation.
  • Support data collection activities.
  • Maintain transmission equipment calibration.
  • General metalwork manufacture and fabrication.
  • Liaise with Powertrain Engineers on a regular basis.

Other Features of job

  • Must be eligible to work in the UK
  • Occasional international travel may be required

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands

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